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Wildfire Competition winner wants to “rewrite the world of literature”!

Wildfire Competition winner wants to “rewrite the world of literature”!

Sixteen year old Rosie Pendleton from Selby beat off some strong competition from young people across Yorkshire and Humber to win an Apple iPad2 for her creative writing business. Launched recently, Wildfire is a free, innovative business support programme for young people and it is currently running competitions to find the sharpest young business minds. [...]

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Ofsted publishes report on “Economics, business and enterprise education”

This Ofsted report is based on data from 28 primary and 100 secondary schools as well as 33 colleges from across England, between April 07 and March 10. It covers both formally assessed economics and business courses and whole-school enterprise education. One of the Recommendations is that the Department for Education should “as part of [...]

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Starbucks and UK Youth offering £10,000 to young people in Leeds NOW!

During 2011, UK Youth, together with Starbucks, will be rolling out a program called ‘Youth Action‘ in major cities across the UK and Ireland (including Leeds).  The program will offer young people, who have ideas of how to improve their communities, the opportunity to access up to £10,000 seed funding and volunteer time from local [...]

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Are you Ready? Rotherham Ready Annual Conference on 28 June 2011

Are you Ready? Rotherham Ready Annual Conference on 28 June 2011

Tuesday 28 June at Magna, Rotherham Recently crowned the ‘Most Enterprising Place in Britain’, Rotherham is internationally recognised for its achievements in creating a culture of enterprise. Rotherham Ready, the children and young people’s enterprise programme, has created a unique approach to preparing the town’s young people for the challenges and opportunities of life in [...]

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KC Enterprise Academy Celebration

KC Enterprise Academy Celebration

Jane Walton receiving award on behalf of YPEF Services Ltd for it’s contribution to developing enterprising young people in Hull.  The award was presented as part of the KC Enterprise Academy’s celebration event to present students from Malet Lambert and Sydney Smith schools with OCR certificates on completing the enterprise programme which is supported by YPEF [...]

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Outstanding Impact across Yorkshire

Outstanding Impact across Yorkshire

Global Entreprneuership Week (GEW) event organisers in Yorkshire and Humber have been praised by Enterprise UK for their ‘Outstanding Impact’ This year, 131 (out of 700) events received the ‘OUTSTANDING IMPACT’ accolade; a real testiment to the diversity and quality of events which took place. In this region, the following organisations received the award: Hull [...]

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Be part of World Skills London 2011

The WorldSkills London 2011 Education Experience – available from Monday 10 January 2011– is a high quality programme of activities and teaching resources to help educational professionals delivering Personal, Social, Health and Economic education (PHSE) to motivate their students to make serious and informed decisions about their future careers. The Key Stage 3, 4 and [...]

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